8mm home movie with scenes of Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan and Battle Creek, Michigan, ca. 1930s. Topics: home movies, Michigan, Greenfield Village, Dearborn Michigan, Battle Creek Michigan, Kellogg Airport
16mm home movie showing damage from the May 21, 1953 tornado that hit Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario. Some information here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1953_Sarnia_tornado Topics: home movies, weather, tornadoes, Michigan, Port Huron Michigan, Natural disasters, buildings
8mm home movie with images of winter, family picnics, the Belle Isle Bridge and Detroit skyline, and Belle Isle Zoo, ca. 1960s Topics: winter, families, home movies, picnics, Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan
8mm home movie with scenes shot in Detroit and presumably elsewhere in Michigan. Includes the large American flag hanging from the front of the flagship Hudson's store, a parade in Detroit and a parade presumably in Windsor, Ont. Also includes scenes of storm damage and recovery. Topics: home movies, Michigan, Detroit, Windsor Ontario, storms, parades, natural disasters
16mm home movie showing Detroit, the Detroit River, Belle Isle and other locations, late 1920s. Ambassador Bridge under construction. Topics: Home movies, Detroit, Michigan, Belle Isle, Ambassador Bridge, families, leisure, recreation
16mm home movie (late 1920s-early 1930s) showing cavalry recreation or reenactment, boating on the Detroit River, family scenes and aircraft at Detroit City Airport. Topics: home movies, Detroit, Michigan, cavalry, horses, boats, Detroit River, families, Detroit City...
8mm home movie (ca. 1950s) showing vacation and leisure activities near the Straits of Mackinac, Michigan and possibly elsewhere, in summer and in winter. Topics: home movies, leisure, recreation, travel, tourism, Michigan, Straits of Mackinac, Mackinac Bridge
Scenes shot in Detroit backyards and on street; wedding party on street; a railfan excursion and a car crash. Topics: home movies, Detroit, Michigan, 1930s, weddings, streets, houses, families, railroads, trains,...
Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family showing home and yard activities, travel scenes and miscellaneous images of interest, ca. 1929. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, travel and tourism, Detroit, Michigan, houses, railroads, towns
Home movie in two parts. The first, in color, is an impressionistic picture of buildings, streets and people in downtown Detroit, Michigan, presumably shot around 1962. The second, in black and white, shows scenes shot around the 200th anniversary celebration of the city of Detroit, 1951. favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Detroit, Michigan, buildings, downtowns, streets, traffic, experimental, avant-garde
Promotional trailer showing premiere activities and publicity surrounding release of Otto Premingers film ANATOMY OF A MURDER (United Artists), which was filmed on Michigans Upper Peninsula. The premiere took place in Detroit; present were Lee Remick, Joseph N. Welch, George C. Scott, Otto Preminger, Arthur O'Connell, Walter Reuther and Michigan governor G. Mennen Williams. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Motion pictures: Trailers, Detroit, Michigan, Preminger, Otto
Compilation of archival film images of Detroit's people and places 1925-1976. Made to be shown to participatory audiences who identify locations, ask questions, and discuss the future of this great city. Topics: Detroit, Michigan, home movies, amateur movies, participatory documentary, urban history, public...
Travelogue, made for theatrical showing and commissioned by Cheverolet, promoting tourism by car in several areas, including Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona, San Luis Obispo and San Diego in California, and Western Michigan. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, Travelogues, Arizona, California, Michigan, Recreation
Compilation of historical footage showing life, labor and landscape in Detroit, Michigan (1919-1970s). First shown at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on November 3, 2011. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Detroit, Michigan, archival footage, landscape, cultural geography, labor, African Americans
Promotional film made for the City of Detroit, an unsuccessful bidder for the Olympic Games. With views of city highways, automobile manufacturing, a diverse population, and social activities, all shot prior to the city's economic decline. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 23 reviews ) Topics: Detroit, Michigan, City planning, Race relations
Compilation of historical images of Detroit, Michigan (1917-1970), edited by Rick Prelinger for presentation at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on February 10, 2010. If you have historical film footage of Detroit that I might be able to use for future Lost Landscapes programs, I'd like to hear from you . favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: detroit, michigan, cities, urban geography, landscape, urban history